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Mrs. Srivastava is a housewife who has an ayah and a cook to help her run the household. She is in need of a sweeper and gets to know about Nathu from the washerman’s son, Sitaram. Sitaram also tells her that Nathu is thinking of leaving the bank as they are not paying him. Mrs. Srivastava meets her friend Mrs. Bhushan in the market and starts the rumour about the collapse of the bank.